13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Porvoo
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
4
Hanko
— 2 nights

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Maritime Centre Vellamo and Tykkimaki Amusement Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Runeberg Home and Cathedral of Porvoo. Take a break from Porvoo with a short trip to Arboretum Mustila in Elimaki, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and contemplate the long history of Castle Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo day trip site.

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Porvoo is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Porvoo is 1 hour. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in August, you will find days in Porvoo are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Maritime Centre Vellamo, Tykkimaki Amusement Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Attractions like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Bike Rental - by Carfield and The Archipelago Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku route maker site.

Getting from Porvoo to Turku by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Moomin World, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Sarkanniemi Theme Park will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Paavolan Tammi. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Paavolan Tammi, Sarkanniemi Theme Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): go for a walk through Gunnarstrand. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hanko trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Helsinki to Hanko in 2 hours. In August in Hanko, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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